RFP - Sun Shuttle Fixed-Route and Sun Shuttle Dial-a-Ride Public Transportation

The Regional Transportation Authority of Pima County (RTA) seeks proposals from qualified professional firms, either singly or through a joint venture with others to provide Sun Shuttle and Sun Shuttle Dial-a-Ride services in Pima County. The selected service provider will be expected to provide high-quality transit service while using regionally integrated fare collection technology and adhering to regionally adopted customer service, fare and rider policies.  This project will be managed by the RTA in coordination with regional stakeholders including RTA member agencies, Sun Tran, Sun Van, human service agencies and other public transit providers in the region.

Questions regarding this RFP are to be submitted to the RTA in writing by e-mail or fax to the attention of Teresa Ruiz at (520) 620-6981(fax), or by e-mail at: TRuiz@pagnet.org.  Questions will be accepted until 2:00 P.M. (local time) on Monday October 31, 2016.  Proposers are encouraged to submit their questions as early as possible to allow the RTA adequate time to prepare accurate and comprehensive responses. It is the responsibility of potential candidates to monitor the Web postings to ensure they have all up-to-date information on the proposal requirements.

All proposals must be received by the RTA on or before 12:00 p.m., Wednesday November 16, 2016.  The RTA reserves the right to disqualify any and all proposals, which are not in accordance with the prescribed requirements of this RFP.

The award of a contract for this project is anticipated to occur around January 2017.  

All questions regarding this RFP should be directed to Teresa Ruiz, Pima Association of Governments (PAG) Procurement Officer, at (520) 792-1093 extension 4438, e-mail truiz@pagnet.org.

Wildlife Linkage Proposal Guidelines

As part of the RTA plan, $45 million was allocated to fund activities and projects to improve wildlife connectivity associated with transportation projects. These funds may be applied to projects that are specified by the RTA plan or to any other transportation related project, e.g., existing road retrofits.

As projects become available, the following procedures and exhibits regarding wildlife project submissions are available for reference:

RTA Vanpool Proposals Disclosure:

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